Satori garden design offers full-service ornamental and edible landscape design, install oversight and garden coaching.  Garden design and implementation is done using the most sustainable practices in relationship to plants, water and materials. More importantly, the process of arriving at a design is one of collaboration, education and discovery.



How could composting be made easier? By not ever having to turn the compost and not having to move the compost into your garden, that’s how! You can get Nature to do even more of the work with a Worm Tunnel, an in-ground worm farm that’s a cross between a small [...]
Sun, Jul 26, 2015
Here is my second video produced by Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) where I discuss Companion Planting in a Small Productive Urban Garden! You can also find the video with a description on the SGA site here The video has plenty more great professional footage of my garden, and you’ll see and hear [...]
Thu, Jun 04, 2015
Three Year Garden Rotation Plan: The Benefits of Crop Rotation
Here’s an interesting article and graphic that I’ve been asked to share! Rotating crops can help break pest and disease cycles, improve soil health, and even reduce maintenance while increasing yields. But the thought of rotational planting can be daunting. This article explains why crop rotation is important and sets out [...]
Fri, May 08, 2015
Permaculture North Central Victoria is very pleased to announce Lisa Heenan will MC and Darren J. Doherty (aka Regrarians) will present at ‘A Celebration Connecting the Many Facets of a Permanent Culture’ with SOIL HEALTH KEY to ALL [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
"Progress starts with envisioning a new (yet old) lifestyle with the home as central to all aspects of life—work and leisure, food and energy. So, real progress means bringing the economy, beginning with the food economy, home again."  - Jules Dervaes Want to start living more sustainably, but you are stuck [...]
Thu, Apr 02, 2015
We all need a break from time to time and Spring time is the time!  Our family will be taking time off from hosting events to catch up on spring planting, homestead chores and also to observe the Holy Passover season. The Front Porch Farmstand & FARM BOX program will remain [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015
Folks who have been monitoring the weather, know that in our neck of the wood it's been a hot and dry winter.  The window is closing on what's left of our "rainy months" and it's all looking rather bleak. Recording breaking heat has been our beginning to Spring. Whilst the West [...]
Sun, Mar 29, 2015
Literally! Sis & I are into the second semester of our "Farm to Table" program we have with our neighborhood school and we are enjoying every minute of it.  Not only are we having fun teaching the kids, but we are learning along with them as we put together lesson plans [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015